Tales From The Box Office: How Blade Runner 2049 Became A Cautionary Tale

(Welcome to Tales from the Box Office, our column that examines box office miracles, disasters, and everything in between, as well as what we can learn from them.)It is no secret that Hollywood loves a franchise play in the modern age.

The success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter,” and “Transformers,” among many others, has forced studios to try and do whatever they can to get a leg-up on the competition with recognizable IP that can generate several sequels, if not a whole universe.

Sometimes this works out unexpectedly well, such as with “The Conjuring” universe.

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